PhD Research Scholar, University of Delhi
Lecturer, Children's Health and Community, Charles Darwin University
I am an Indigenous woman from Kirrae Whurrong/Gunai Kurnai Country in Victoria. I am living and working in Alice Springs as a Lecturer in Community Services, Children's Health and Community for Charles Darwin University.
Research Scientist for the Sibling Aggression and Abuse Research and Advocacy Initiative at the University of New Hampshire Crimes against Children Research Center
I study families, parenting, mental health, and sexuality, with a focus on the well-being of children and adolescents. Most of my projects involve statistical analysis of survey data, but I also collaborate on mixed methods projects.
My work has been published in the Journal of Marriage and Family, Gender & Society, and Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health.
In my dissertation, Parents as School Supplies: How Support from Mothers and Fathers Contributes to Inequality in College, I examined how the range of support college students report receiving from their mothers and fathers varies by gender, social class, and race/ethnicity. I considered, in turn, how different types of parental support affect degree completion.
I also have ongoing collaborative research projects in three areas: (1) sibling dynamics; (2) the support college students give to and get from their families; and (3) social networks, academic success, and well-being in law school.
Visiting researcher, University of the Witwatersrand
Dr. Tanya Zack is a South African planner specializing in urban policy, regeneration, informality and sustainable development. She has been an advisor and consultant in the development arena for over 25 years and has worked locally and internationally with senior level clients in government, academic institutions, the private sector, and directly with the communities. She has wide experience in establishing and managing teams on complex programmes integrating fields such as housing, informal economies, city governance and sustainable development with policy development, capacity building and meaningful monitoring and evaluation. Her projects in the inner city including taking a lead in the development of an inner-city transformation policy, and on cross border shopping, have influenced City strategy and are recognised as ground-breaking interventions. She is the author of an acclaimed series of photo books entitled Wake Up This Is Joburg. She has deep knowledge, experience, a proven track record and a passion for working with likeminded organisations and individuals on complex programmes that aim to tackle long-term sustainability challenges in contemporary urban sites.
Associate Professor, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, Founder & Director of The Centre for Research & Innovation for Black Survivors of Homicide Victims, University of Toronto
Dr. Tanya Sharpe is a community-engaged researcher, who is passionately committed to the development of culturally responsive approaches and sustainable opportunities that allow Black communities to thrive in the face of homicide victimization. Over her 20-year career, Dr. Sharpe’s innovative and community-directed contributions have not only shaped and advanced the field of homicide research, but have created an essential seminal paradigm that considers the interplay between the chronic traumatic experiences of anti-Black racism and homicide. She has used this ground-breaking framework to develop culturally appropriate interventions, tools of measurement, impactful policy and best practices designed to assist Black survivors of homicide victims in the management of their grief and bereavement. Dr. Sharpe is currently an Associate Professor at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work (FIFSW) at the University of Toronto (U of T), the FIFSW Endowed Chair in Social Work in the Global Community, and the Founder and Director of The Centre for Research & Innovation for Black Survivors of Homicide Victims (The CRIB). Her work has been published extensively in referreed scientific journals spanning the disciplines of social work, sociology, criminology, public health, children and youth, Black studies, and trauma, and has been cited over 1,140 times in publications (h-index 19). Through this, and her more than 30 local and international plenary talks on the disproportionate impact of homicide on Black communities, Dr. Sharpe has inspired broad and impactful change in research, policy and practice, and achieved tangible and meaningful outcomes for victims and survivors of crime.
Senior Lecturer, Department of International Business & Asian Studies, Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University
Dr Tapan Sarker is a Senior Lecturer based at Griffith Business School, Griffith University, Australia. His research investigates how socioeconomic, regulatory and environmental factors influence the ways in which people use, perceive and govern natural resources, with a particular emphasis on economic and sustainability accounting principles. Tapan is a former World Bank scholar. He complements his research work with experience in government, international organisations, and iNGOs.
Dr Sarker leads a range of collaborative externally funded project funded by ACIAR, DFAT, NCCARF and The World Bank.
Dr Sen is an expert in nano chemistry and nano-biomaterials with more than 20 years research experience from laboratory scale development to commercial products. He is the principal inventor of three Great Britain patents and has published more than 50 high impact peer review journal articles of his original work, two high impact review articles, two book chapters and seven articles in books in the area of nano-biomaterials chemistry.
He managed several research projects as a principle investigator in the past and currently managing a unique research area “Magnetic Hyperthermia” in collaboration with nanoscale Biomagnetics SL, Spain funded partially by Royal Society, UK. He is the coordinator of one on-going international project funded by UKERI (www.nanowateratulcan.org) in collaboration with two industrial organisations and one academic organisation. He has successfully delivered as a chair / coordinator of one International workshop on magnetic nanomaterials in August 2015 (https://nanowateratuclan.org/an-international-workshop-on-magnetic-nanoparticles/) and one international symposium “Functional Nanomaterials in Industrial Applications: Academic-Industry Meet” in March 2016 (www.nanosymposiumatuclan.net).
Due to his outstanding research reputation, he has been invited to present his group’s research work at top international nanotechnology conferences across the globe, chaired several sessions and participated as a panel member of several forum discussion with academic and industrial organisations. He is a Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry, Higher Education Academy, UK and member of the Editorial board of two peer review journals, a member of the peer review panel of the research council UK and Royal Society, UK. He has also completed a foundation degree in project management (PRINCE II) endorsed by the UK government as the project management standard for public projects
Psychologist and PhD Student, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
I am a PhD Student in the Child & Youth mental health group at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, researching climate anxiety in children and young people. I have a Master’s degree in Psychology and practice as a Psychologist with children, adolescents and young adults.My clinical and research interests are in supporting children and adolescents experiencing mental health concerns.
Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, University of Portsmouth
I graduated from Royal Holloway (University of London) in 2003 with a BSc (Hons) in Geography. I then went on to complete an MA in Cultural Geography Research (Royal Holloway, 2004) before taking time out of academic study to work in the area of Special Educational Needs in secondary education. I then returned to Royal Holloway to complete a PhD in Human Geography (2009) and Postgraduate Certificate in Skills of Teaching to Inspire Learning (2006). Following completion of my PhD (funded by an ESRC Studentship awarded through the Open Interdisciplinary Competition), I joined the Department of Geography at the University of Exeter in 2009 as a Teaching Fellow. In 2011 I was awarded an ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowship, which I completed at Exeter alongside a period as Visiting Scholar in the Centre for Children and Children Studies at Rutgers (Camden) in the US. Following completion of my postdoctoral studies, I joined Geography at the University of Portsmouth as a lecturer.
I deliver social and cultural geography components of the undergraduate teaching in the department. I am the co-ordinator of two human geography units:
Foundations of Human Geography
Place: Invented, Experienced, Represented
I also contribute to the following co-taught units:
Geography, Skills and Prospects
Social Geography: Geographies of Wellbeing
Research Design and Practice
Human Geography: critique and discourse
I jointly teach a European residential field course to Berlin explores urban geographies, more specifically landscapes of memory, subterranean geographies and gentrification.
I have contributed chapters to the following book series:
The Wiley-Blackwell Companions to Geography series
The Open University’s Childhood series
Ashgate’s Critical Geopolitics series
I have also contributed chapters to the following reference volumes:
Springer’s Geographies of Children and Young People series
CQ Press Encyclopedia of Consumer Culture
Ludic (or playful) Geographies
My interest in play extends to it role across the lifecourse, and coalesces around three key themes: the relation of play to the everyday, a reconfiguration of the politics of play toward an inwardly oriented vitality, and the ways in which play exceeds representation. I am particularly interested in the critical and ethical potential of playful ways of being and doing and how this can operate as an affirmative mode of critique.
Geographies of Material Sensibilities
My research examines how material geographies and sensuous geographies can inform each other in productive ways around questions of tactility, affect and relational agency. As a geographer, it is not only the material relations between people and things that are of concern to me, but also the imaginative spaces that can be configured through these relations and how these spaces are enacted in and of the ‘real’ spaces of the everyday.
Influenced by my concern with material and sensuous geographies, I am interested in exploring ways of investigating non-cognitive and profoundly practical knowledges.
Current Research Projects
Ludic Geopolitics: children’s play, war toys and re-enchantment with the British military
Funding: ESRC Standard Grant (£492,850)
This project analyses military action figures for the purpose of examining a ‘ludic geopolitics’: how contemporary geopolitics are expressed and enacted through play. Studies of the ‘military entertainment complex’ have documented the entanglement of the military and toy industry, however work has focused on videogames in a US context. Despite the iconic status of traditional toys like Action Man, and the commercial success of the contemporary HM Armed Forces brand, action figures are yet to receive critical academic attention. Using an ethnographic approach, this project examines children’s embodied practices with the HMAF range. To contextualise and historicise the brand, this work is complemented by archival and museum-based research of the British action figure’s trajectory. This research critically reviews the status of children, mundane everyday practice and the more-than-textual in critical geopolitics, and makes a significant intervention in the interdisciplinary war toy debate by addressing war toys not just as ideological texts, but as objects in playful practice.
Please see my blog for more information about my research: http://materialsensibilities.wordpress.com/
Assistant Professor in Law and Criminal Justice, University of Birmingham
Dr. Tara Lai Quinlan is a US-trained lawyer (New York) and Assistant Professor at University of Birmingham. Dr. Quinlan’s research and teaching focus on criminal law, policing, disproportionality and diversity in the criminal justice system, and counterterrorism.
Dr. Quinlan recently completed a monograph, Police Diversity: Beyond The Blue (Bristol: Policy Press), which examines experiences and impacts of police diversity in the UK and US, and includes original interviews with trailblazing UK and US police leaders. Dr. Quinlan’s PhD examined police engagement programmes with Muslim, Arab and South Asian communities as part of post-9/11 counter-terrorism approaches, and involved interviews with leading UK and US law enforcement and counter-terrorism officials. Before commencing her academic career, Dr. Quinlan practiced law in New York City, where she worked on employment litigation, housing discrimination, access to justice and criminal law matters.
Teaching Fellow in Politics and International Relations, University of Portsmouth
Tarek is a researcher and currently a Teaching Fellow at the University of Portsmouth. His focus is on contemporary Lebanese politics, as well state-building and nation-building processes more generally. Tarek's work so far has centred around state formation and building political legitimacy in the case of Lebanon during the 20th century, though recent publication have looked at the nuance in conceptualising political legitimacy across non-Western contexts. Separately, Tarek is also active in researching international law, specifically with regard to belligerent occupation.
Professor of Sociology, Politics and Public Policy and Founding Director of the Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship, University of Bristol
I am the founding Director of the University Research Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship. I have held over 40 grants and consultancies (UK, European and US), have over 35 (co-)authored and (co-)edited books and reports and over 200 articles or chapters in political philosophy, sociology and public policy.
I am the co-founding editor of the international journal, Ethnicities. My publications include Multicultural Politics: Racism, Ethnicity and Muslims in Britain (2005), Multiculturalism: A Civic Idea, (2007/2013) and Still Not Easy Being British: Struggles for a Multicultural Citizenship (2010); and as co-editor, Multiculturalism, Muslims and Citizenship: A European Approach (2006), Secularism, Religion and Multicultural Citizenship (2009), Global Migration, Ethnicity and Britishness (2011), European Multiculturalisms (2012), Tolerance, Intolerance and Respect (2013), Religion in a Liberal State (2013), Multiculturalism Rethought (2015) and Multiculturalism and Interculturalism: Debating the Dividing Lines (Feb, 2016).
I am highly committed to public engagement and am a regular contributor to media and policy debates. My work is frequently cited by policy-makers and practioners and on several occasions has influenced policy. I have been Adviser to the Muslim Council of Britain and have served on the DfES Race, Education and Employment Forum; the Commission on the Future of Multi-Ethnic Britain (1997-2000); the IPPR Commission on National Security (2007-09); the National Equality Panel (2007-10); and the Commission on Religion and Belief in British Public Life (2013-16).
My impact case study, ‘Influencing law, policy and public discourse on the accommodation of Muslims in Britain’ was one of three which collectively were ranked as 2nd in the UK by the Sociology 2013 REF. The importance of public intellectual engagement is expressed in this biographical interview:
Assistant Professor-Physical Therapy, University of Northern British Columbia
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, University of Northern British Columbia and affiliated with the University of British Columbia. Research includes the surveillance of movement behaviors (sleep, sedentary time, physical activity) among healthy and clinical populations, using context-specific measurement instruments, especially in rural/remote and resource-limited settings. Overall goal is to combine clinical physical therapy and epidemiological/population health approaches in developing and implementing lifestyle behavior interventions to promote active healthy living across the life-course. Also interested in global/international comparisons of movement behaviors among children and adolescents.
PhD Candidate in Language and Politics, University of New England
I am an international student pursuing Doctor of Philosphy (PhD) in Language and Politics in UNE. I was a journalist for more than 17 years before commencing the study.
Researcher of Economics, Health, and Governance, United Nations University
Tatenda Zinyemba is a researcher at United Nations University -MERIT and a fellow at Maastricht University School of Business and Economics. Her research mainly focuses on development issues related to inequalities in health, education, gender. She engages her research on various platforms and networks such as academic journals, conferences, televised news, newspapers, blogs and social media. She also engages with development agencies such as the UN on various evaluation projects related to her research interests. She has cofounded and participated in nonprofit initiatives that target combating inequalities in health and education access. Tatenda has a PhD in Innovation, Economics, Governance and Sustainable Development from United Nations University-MERIT/Maastricht University, a Master's in Public Affairs from Indiana University , a Master's in Economics from the University of Kansas, and a Bachelors in Mathematics from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.
Lecturer in Classics, Australian National University
Tatiana is a lecturer in Classics at the Australian National University. Prior to this, she was the Moses and Mary Finley Research Fellow at Darwin College, University of Cambridge. She is a graduate of Trinity College, Cambridge and the University of Sydney.
Tatiana is a cultural historian of ancient Greece with particular interests in Greek and Roman technology (especially mechanics), ancient Greek religion, and the intersection of science and religion in Greco-Roman antiquity.
Research Fellow, University of Canberra
Research Fellow at the University of Canberra working in climate adaptation and urban planning since 2013. Current PhD candidate at the Institute of Culture and Society at Western Sydney University.
British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow in History, The University of Edinburgh
Taylor Aucoin is a postdoctoral research fellow in history at the University of Edinburgh and an associate of the University of Exeter. His main research interests and expertise are in work, play and festivity in medieval and early modern Britain. He has published on the history of Shrovetide (Britain's Carnival), the subject of his PhD completed at the University of Bristol. His current British Academy research project is on the social and cultural history of football before 1800.
Registered Dietitian, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Taylor Grasso has been a registered dietitian since 2019. She obtained her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Iowa State University and completed her dietetic internship in Omaha, NE through Iowa State University in 2019. Taylor believes in a balanced, sustainable approach to nutrition. She specializes in intuitive eating, sports nutrition, and relative energy deficiency in sport recovery. She has worked in a variety of capacities within the dietetics field including sports, private practice, and community nutrition, she is also a content creator.
Curator of the Apollo Collection, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and Affiliate Adjunct, Georgetown University
Teasel Muir-Harmony is a historian of spaceflight and the curator of the Apollo Collection at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Her research focuses on the political history of exploring the Moon, from debates about lunar governance to the use of spaceflight as soft power, the topic of her most recent book, Operation Moonglow: A Political History of Project Apollo (Basic Books, 2020). After earning a Ph.D. from MIT, she held positions at the American Institute of Physics and the Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum. She is the author of Apollo to the Moon: A History in 50 Objects (National Geographic, 2018) and an advisor to the television series Apollo’s Moon Shot. Her work has been featured by CBS, NPR, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and numerous other media outlets. She co-organizes the Space Policy & History Forum, serves on the Executive Council of the Society for the History of Technology, is a member of the American Astronautical Society History Committee, and participates in the US State Department’s Speakers Program.
University Professor, Bergles Professor of Thermal Science, and Director of the Center for Multiphase Flow Research and Education, Iowa State University
Ted Heindel is an ISU University Professor, the Bergles Professor of Thermal Science in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and the Director of the Center for Multiphase Flow Research and Education (CoMFRE); he also holds a courtesy professor appointment in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering. He directs the Experimental Multiphase Flow Laboratory at ISU, which houses a unique instrument for performing X-ray visualization studies of large-scale complex fluid flows. His research currently focuses on multiphase flow hydrodynamics (e.g., mixing in gas-liquid, gas-solid, and gas-liquid-solid flows), multiphase flow visualization and characterization using X-ray imaging technology, and particle-particle mixing. This work has applications in petroleum-based and bio-based chemical and fuel processing, energy generation, food processing, agricultural waste management, pharmaceutical manufacturing, and wastewater treatment. Dr. Heindel’s research program has been funded by over 60 projects supported through the NSF, ONR, USDA, DOE, the State of Iowa, and industrial partners. He has co-authored one book and published over 100 peer-reviewed journal papers and over 280 conference papers, abstracts, and technical reports.
Dr. Heindel currently directs the ISU Center for Multiphase Flow Research and Education (CoMFRE). This is a collection of over 25 ISU faculty with interests in multiphase flows. CoMFRE also has 5 member companies whose dues support research that they direct. Dr. Heindel is co-founder and co-organizer of the International Journal of Multiphase Flow Spotlight Virtual Seminar Series, which organizes 6 international seminars each semester. He also has an appointment as an associate editor of the International Journal of Multiphase Flow.
Professor of Appalachian Studies and Bluegrass, Old-Time and Roots Music Studies, East Tennessee State University
Olson has received a range of recognition for his work as a music historian, including nine Grammy nominations. He holds a Ph.D. in English and Southern studies and has produced and curated a number of documentary albums of Appalachian music, including four boxed sets for Germany’s acclaimed Bear Family Records label (complete recordings from the 1927-1928 Bristol Sessions, from the 1928-1929 Johnson City Sessions, and from the 1929-1930 Knoxville Sessions, as well as a compilation of Tennessee Ernie Ford’s early recordings); four albums for the Gatlinburg-based Great Smoky Mountains Association; Rhino Records’ 50th anniversary edition of a seminal Elektra/Folkways 1960s-era folk music anthology; and a retrospective collection of Doc Watson’s greatest recordings.
Additionally, Olson has written or edited numerous books centered around Appalachian music and folklore, along with numerous articles, essays, encyclopedia entries, reviews, poems, creative nonfiction pieces, and oral histories. He was also music section editor for the “Encyclopedia of Appalachia,” and has served as book series editor for the Charles K. Wolfe Music Series (University of Tennessee Press) since 2008. He is presently co-producer and co-host of the six-part podcast series for the Great Smoky Mountain Association, “Sepia Tones: Exploring Black Appalachian Music.”
Olson was co-chair of the curatorial committee for the 2003 Smithsonian Folklife Festival's “Appalachia: Heritage and Harmony” exhibition, which drew a million attendees to the National Mall. From 2003-2005 he was president of the Tennessee Folklore Society, and in 2008 he served as a Fulbright Senior Scholar in American Studies in Barcelona, Spain. He was the committee chair for “Tell It to Me: The Johnson City Sessions 90th Anniversary Celebration,” which received the Northeast Tennessee Tourism Association’s Pinnacle Award for Event of the Year for 2019.
A solo performer of traditional and contemporary ballads and songs from Appalachia as well as the British Isles, he has performed in a range of music festivals and other educational venues.
Associate professor, Geography, Planning and Environment, Concordia University
Associate Professor in the Department of Geography, Planning, and Environment at Concordia University. Author of Displacing Blackness: Planning, Power, and Race in Twentieth-Century Halifax (University of Toronto Press, 2018) and Out to Defend Ourselves: A History of Montreal's First Haitian Street Gang (Fernwood Publishing, spring 2023).
Professor of History, Case Western Reserve University
Ted Steinberg has worked as a U.S. historian for more than 25 years. Born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1961, Steinberg received his Ph.D. from Brandeis University in 1989 under the supervision of David Hackett Fischer, Donald Worster, and Morton Horwitz. He spent three years at the Michigan Society of Fellows at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and won a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1996. He has also received fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies and the National Endowment for the Humanities. In 2006 he was the B. Benjamin Zucker Fellow at Yale University.
Steinberg’s publications have focused on the intersection of environmental, social, and legal history. His books are: "American Green: The Obsessive Quest for the Perfect Lawn" (W. W. Norton, 2006); "Down to Earth: Nature’s Role in American History" (Oxford University Press, 2002; 2nd ed., 2009; 3rd ed., 2013; National Outdoor Book Award; Pulitzer Prize Nominee in History); "Acts of God: The Unnatural History of Natural Disaster in America" (Oxford University Press, 2000; 2nd ed., 2006; Ohio Academy of History Outstanding Publication Award; Pulitzer Prize Nominee in General Non-Fiction); "Slide Mountain or the Folly of Owning Nature" (University of California Press, 1995); and "Nature Incorporated: Industrialization and the Waters of New England" (Cambridge University Press, 1991; Willard Hurst Prize in American Legal History; Old Sturbridge Village E. Harold Hugo Memorial Book Prize).
Steinberg has written for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Natural History, Orion, the Chronicle of Higher Education, and the Guardian and has appeared on numerous radio and television shows including Radio Times With Marty Moss-Coane, The Leonard Lopate Show, The Dennis Prager Show, The Michael Smerconish Show, Marketplace Money,You Bet Your Garden, The Jerry Doyle Show, The Mischke Broadcast, Martha Stewart Living Radio, To the Best of Our Knowledge, Penn and Teller: Bullshit and CBS Sunday Morning. His work has been discussed in print by Malcolm Gladwell, Ellen Goodman, Elizabeth Kolbert, Jeff Sharlet, and Margaret Talbot.
Steinberg’s latest book is titled "Gotham Unbound: The Ecological History of Greater New York" (Simon & Schuster, 2014). It examines the ecological changes that have made New York the city that it is today.
Senior Lecturer in Accounting, University of Ghana
Teddy Ossei Kwakye has extensive teaching experience across the accounting and finance curriculum at different higher education levels within different learning settings. His research expertise is applying panel data analysis and other quantitative research techniques to accounting, finance, business management and sustainability issues with an interest in interdisciplinary research. He is currently the CGMA Academic Champion for AICPA & CIMA for the University of Ghana, where he leads, mentors and educates future finance leaders by pioneering the CGMA finance leadership program on the university campus.
PhD Candidate in Ocean Governance, University of Portsmouth
Tegan Evans is a PhD candidate at the University of Portsmouth and a research assistant with Revolution Plastic.
Her research focuses on transitions and transformations in ocean governance, the blue economy, plastic policy and governance.
Before joining the University of Portsmouth in 2020, she completed a Master's in Marine Geography at Cardiff University researching the governance of offshore wind power in the Celtic Sea.
Professor of African Studies, University of Leeds
I have worked as a British Academy Global Professor at the University of Leeds’ School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science, and the Leeds University Centre for African Studies since February 2023. I have also been a Research Fellow in the Department of English at the University of the Free State in South Africa since 2017.
Before joining the University of Leeds I was an Associate Professor in the English and Media Studies Department at Great Zimbabwe University, where I taught African literature. I received my PhD in African literature from Leiden University in 2015.
Since then, I have held different research fellowships that include the Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellowship and Fulbright Research Scholarship in the Department of Comparative Literature and Languages at the University of California (Riverside) in the US.
My research interests lie at the intersections of African/Zimbabwean literary and cultural studies, including onomastics, with a focus on questions of gender, sexuality, politics, power and (in)justice.
Nottingham Research Fellow in the Department of Philosophy, University of Nottingham
I am a Research Fellow at the University of Nottingham working on philosophy of parenthood and reproductive ethics. I have published on a number of topics within these spheres in journals such as Bioethics and the Journal of Applied Philosophy, and my book 'The Philosopher's Guide to Parenthood: Storks, Surrogates and Stereotypes' was published in 2023 by Cambridge University Press.
PhD Candidate, Biomolecular Sciences, Laurentian University
Teresa is a PhD candidate in Biomolecular Sciences at Laurentian University with over a decade of research and teaching experience. Her research interests lie in elucidating the connections underlying biological complexity.
When she's not in the lab, Teresa enjoys hiking and spending time with her husband and two young sons.
Dean at ISEM Fashion Business School, Universidad de Navarra
Decana de ISEM Fashion Business School, donde es profesora de Comunicación Estratégica para empresas de moda.
Doctora y licenciada en Periodismo por la Universidad de Navarra, licenciada en Ciencias Políticas, y profesora titular acreditada por la ANECA.
Se ha especializado en el área de la Comunicación Estratégica aplicada a distintos sectores como la política, la banca y las empresas de moda: desde 2001, ha sido profesora de Comunicación Política y Sistemas Políticos Comparados en la Facultad de Comunicación de la Universidad de Navarra.
Su investigación se ha centrado en la teoría del Framing, de la que ha publicado numerosos artículos y dos libros. Actualmente trabaja en temas de política y moda y en nuevos desarrollos de la comunicación. Ha sido research scholar en la London School of Economics and Political Science, en la University of Texas at Austin y Fulbright scholar en la George Washington University, así como profesora invitada en la Université Paris 12, entre otras.
Postdoctoral researcher in the School of Natural and Built Environment (QUB), Queen's University Belfast
I am a postdoctoral research and teaching fellow in the Department of Urbanism and Regional Planning (DUOT) of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain. I am currently a visiting scholar at the School of Natural and Built Environment, Queen’s University Belfast (UK), with a Postdoctoral Fellowship (Margarita Salas) exploring the interfaces of Belfast.
I graduated in Architecture from the UPC, completed a Master of Arts at the London Metropolitan University (UK), and I currently hold a PhD (Excellent Cum Laude) in urban studies from the UPC with research interests related to contested cities, in-between spaces, socio-spatial segregation and artistic interventions in the intra-borders of contemporary cities.
I have more than 15 years of experience in strategic and practical implementation of community engagement programmes, and developing grass-root projects around heritage and the built environment in Venezuela, Ecuador, Spain, and the United Kingdom. I have extensive experience in stakeholder engagement, architecture and urban design, writing and editorial work. I combine my experience in participatory design, architecture, urbanism, and writing with research and teaching.
Chair of the Department of Religion and Professor at the Department of Religion and the Center for African Studies, University of Florida
Dr. Terje Østebø is a Professor in the Department of Religion and the Center for African Studies, University of Florida. He is the founding director of the Center for Global Islamic Studies and currently the chair of the Department of Religion.
PGCE English Tutor and Senior Lecturer in Education, University of the West of England
Terra Glowach is a Senior Lecturer in Initial Teacher Education at the University of the West of England. She has 20 years experience working as a teacher and teacher-educator in Canada, Japan, Ethiopia, India and the UK. After working as a teacher, subject leader and lead practitioner in Bristol, she founded the Bristol Decolonising Network in 2021 to facilitate collaboration between local teachers and academics. Her research focuses on teacher-led, anti-racist work in schools.
Professor of Health Sciences, Brock University
My research takes a population perspective, focusing on the social and structural determinants of mental and physical health and behaviour across the life course with an emphasis on childhood. My work is interdisciplinary in nature linking social determinants to emotional, cognitive, social, and physiological development.
Director, Indigenous Initiatives, MacEwan University
Tansi, I’m Terri Cardinal (she/her) and I’m from Saddle Lake Cree Nation in Treaty 6 Territory. I just completed a one year contract, working on a meaningful project as the Indian Residential School Coordinator with Blue Quills University. I have now returned to MacEwan University, where I am the been the director of Indigenous Initiatives for the last 6 years. I have a clinical MSW specializing in trauma and I am now pursuing my PhD in Social Work with the University of Calgary. My research and passion focus on ceremony is healing, grief and loss traditional practices, Indigenous social work, and identity. In my aspirations, I am a co-host and co-creator of “2 Crees in a Pod”, a Podcast that amplifies Indigenous voices to honor Indigenous helping practices. In addition, along with my co-host and colleague Amber Dion, we deliver nêhiyaw trauma informed practices & Indigenous love workshops for front line workers across the country.